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Item/Description: Vintage ca 1950s-1960s Tony Trabert “Famous Player Series” Wilson Victory strata-bow wood tennis racquet (racket) with a visually stunning, vibrantly colorful red, white & blue racquet cover.
Racquet handle features the photographic color “head shot” imagery of a very young Tony Trabert, along with his name reproduced “signature-style” as a facsimile autograph.
What an attractive add-to this vintage tennis racquet (and cover) would make to any tennis enthusiast’s collection, and displaying as marvelously as it does, it would serve equally delightfully as a home decor item.
Excerpted Research Information: Mark Anthony (Tony) Trabert (1930 - ), former tennis champion, longtime tennis author, TV commentator, instructor and motivation speaker, French, Wimbledon and US Open Champion...
Age/Period: Vintage - ca. 1950s-1960s
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin: Racquet is marked “Wilson Victory - Tony Trabert - Famous Player Series”
Material(s)/Format: Wood racquet; cloth/material racquet cover
Size/Measurements: Racquet measures 27"L from bottom of handle to top of head. Head/face of racquet measures 9" across from rim to rim
Quantity: One (1)
Condition: Aesthetically excellent, with lettering and photographic imagery remaining vividly strong and prominent. A previous owner has added/replaced a couple of rows with metal wire at the very top of the face/head of the racquet’s net area.